Anxiety over Brexit and our busy lifestyles have seen a “surge” in people holidaying at home, tourism experts have said.
The so-called “Staycations”, which sees people holiday in the UK rather than abroad, have risen year on year, with experts suggesting it is now a sustainable trend.
In honour of St David’s Day, we have brought you a handy guide to holidaying in Wales this summer.
Think of Benidorm and you probably think of boozed-up Brits, beer bellies, stag parties and tacky tattoos.
You’d be right, of course, but there is so much more to the city than that.
Two sisters from the Selby district were among the scores injured in the Manchester terror attack.
Josie Howarth and Janet Senior suffered shrapnel wounds in the massacre which killed at least 22 people and injured more than 100.
A pair of daredevils climbed one of London’s most iconic buildings with no ropes to take pictures from the top.
Matthew Adams, 23, went to the top of the 312ft Lloyd’s building, in Lime Street, to get the best view of the London skyline.
A mum-of-two was left ‘mortified’ when she bought a ‘homeless’ man a meal in McDonald’s – but he turned out to be an ordinary customer awaiting his order.
A British cake artist has joined forces with fellow bakers from around the world in order to raise awareness of endangered animals.
Vicki Smith, 27, from Flint, North Wales, is part of a collaboration of 28 renowned bakers that make up the group ‘Bakers Unite to Fight’.
Each member of the group have created 3D sculpted cakes in the form of different endangered species to be put on display at an international cake exhibition next month.
And Vicki’s contribution is nothing short of a masterpiece – a lifelike, fully edible sculpture of a Pygmy Three-Toed Sloth from Panama, of which there believed to be fewer than 500 left.
A husky puppy has miraculously survived having the fur and skin torn from his lower body when he got crushed under a BUS – only moments after being rescued by a good Samaritan.
Eight-month-old pup Max had been found wandering the streets of Edgware, North London, last Thursday, by a passer-by.
The good Samaritan was on the phone to a local vet when Max suddenly left his side and ran into the road.